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June 12, 2012
Obama, Romney even -- 17% approve Congress -- NY, PA Senate heats -- Tuesday trivia
YOUR DAILY POLLING UPDATE
OBAMA APPROVAL: CLARUS AVERAGE: 49%
(up 1 from yesterday; up 1 from a week ago)
PRESIDENTIAL NATIONWIDE: CLARUS AVERAGE*
Obama and Romney EVEN
CONGRESS: JOB RATING**
PRESIDENT: BY STATE***
Pennsylvania: Obama over Romney +6
North Dakota: Romney over Obama +13
New York: Obama over Romney +24
Pennsylvania: Sen. Bob Casey (D) over Tom Smith (R) +19
New York: Sen. Kristen Gillibrand (D) over Bob Turner (R) +38
Who was the oldest vice president?
(see answer below)
Presidential job rating: average of the three most recently reported nationwide polls.
* Average based on the four most recently released nationwide polls: Fox News, Gallup, Rasmussen, Monmouth,/SurveyUSA/Bruan, IBD/CSM/TIPP.
** Gallup, June 7-10
*** PA: Quinnipiac, June 5-10; ND: Mason-Dixon, June 4-6; NY: Siena, June 3-6
**** PA: Quinnipiac, June 5-10; NY: Siena, June 3-6
TUESDAY TRIVIA ANSWER:
Vice President Alben Barkley (D), 1949-53, was 71 when he became vice president.